Variant of pole
- a long, slender piece of wood, metal, etc. usually rounded: a tent pole, flagpole, fishing pole
- a tapering wooden shaft extending from the front axle of a wagon or carriage and attached by chains or straps to the collars of a span of horses
- a unit of measure, equal to one rod in linear measure (5.029 m) or one square rod in square measure (25.29 sq m)
- an assigned starting position at a racetrack, in the front row if there is more than one row and in the innermost lane
Origin: Middle English from Old English pal from Classical Latin palus, pale
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